Interferometry

Dust Shells Seen for the First Time Around Dying Stars

[/caption] Stars get pretty sloppy towards the end of their lives.  As the nuclear fuels start to wane, the star…

10 years ago

Hidden Companion Responsible for Surprising Disk Around Strange Supergiant Star

[/caption] For several years, astronomers have been trying to get a good look at a peculiar supergiant star that is…

12 years ago

Big or Small, All Stars Form the Same Way

[/caption] How do massive stars form? This has been one of the more hotly debated questions in astronomy. Do big…

12 years ago

Astronomers Image Mysterious Dark Object That Eclipses Epsilon Aurigae

Epsilon Aurigae has baffled astronomers since the 1800's, but new images are providing insight into this very unusual eclipsing binary…

12 years ago

Unprecedented Images Show Betelgeuse Has Sunspots

Caption:The surface of Betelgeuse in near infrared at 1.64 micron in wavelength, obtained with the IOTA interferometer (Arizona). The image…

13 years ago